Switzerland at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Switzerland at the
1952 Summer Olympics
Flag of Switzerland.svg
IOC code SUI
NOC Swiss Olympic Association
Website www.swissolympic.ch (German) (French)
in Helsinki
Competitors 157 (148 men and 9 women) in 17 sports
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 6 6 14
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Switzerland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 157 competitors, 148 men and 9 women, took part in 96 events in 17 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Qualification Round (Group A)
  • Lost to Bulgaria (58-69)
  • Lost to Belgium (49-59) → did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Road Competition

Men's Individual Road Race (190.4 km)

Track Competition

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

  • Final — 1:15.4 (→ 15th place)

Men's 1.000m Sprint Scratch Race

Men's 4.000m Team Pursuit

  • Eliminated in quarterfinals (→ 8th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 47.15 points (→ 35th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round — 30.04 points (→ 15th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Ten fencers, nine men and one woman, represented Switzerland in 1952.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Switzerland in 1952.

Individual
Team
  • Werner Vetterli
  • Werner Schmid
  • Erhard Minder

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Nine shooters represented Switzerland in 1952.

25 m pistol
50 m pistol
300 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
Trap

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Switzerland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 February 2015.